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High Barnet is a suburb in the London Borough of Barnet, North West London.  It is also known as Barnet or Chipping Barnet.  The town dates back to the 12th century, and has a rich history as the site of the 1471 Battle of Barnet.  The Battle of Barnet was part of the civil war between the House of York and the House of Lancaster, known as the Wars of the Roses.  Each side fought in the hope of claiming the English throne.  The war was eventually won by the House of Lancaster, and Henry Tudor was declared King.  Barnet is now a peaceful residential area with a wide range of amenities including a hospital, shopping area and several schools.  The town is also home to Football League Two team Barnet FC, who play at Underhill Stadium.  Barnet is connected to the rest of the capital by High Barnet tube station, the final stop on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line.